Jeopardy Anglo-Saxons Beowulf Ideals Grendel Vocabulary History Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $100 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $200 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $300 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $400 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Q $500 Final Jeopardy $100 Anglo-Saxon Ideals This Anglo-Saxon ideal might explain why King Hrothgar became overcome with bitterness after the deaths of his soldiers $100 Anglo-Saxon Ideals Revenge $200 Anglo-Saxon Ideals This ideal best explains why Beowulf tore of Grendel’s arm with his bare hands $200 Anglo-Saxon Ideals Physical strength $300 Anglo-Saxon Ideals This ideal is prevalent throughout the poem, but especially when Beowulf first goes to Herot and meets King Hrothgar. $300 Anglo-Saxon Ideals The right to boast about brave deeds $400 Anglo-Saxon Ideals This ideal explains why Wiglaf stays behind to help Beowulf fight the dragon. $400 Anglo-Saxon Ideals Loyalty to leaders $500 Anglo-Saxon Ideals This ideal best explains the trait that Beowulf has that allows him to dive into the lake to defeat Grendel’s mother. $500 Anglo-Saxon Ideals Courage $100 Beowulf From what country is Beowulf from? $100 Beowulf Sweden $200 Beowulf Who wrote Beowulf? $200 Beowulf An anonymous Christian writer $300 Beowulf Why did Hrothgar build Herot? $300 Beowulf To have a place to entertain his Thanes $400 Beowulf What do the Geats put in Beowulf’s tower? $400 Beowulf The Dragon’s treasure $500 Beowulf What does Beowulf say to Wiglaf at the end of the poem that indicates the decline of the Anglo-Saxon society? $500 Beowulf “’You’re the last of our far-flung family. / Fate has swept our race away’” (68 lines 824-825) $100 Grendel Why does Grendel attack Herot? $100 Grendel Grendel attacks Herot because he is in pain from all of the noise created by the Danes $200 Grendel How do we see traces of Cain’s ancestor in Grendel’s character? $200 Grendel Grendel is like Cain because he displays jealousy, his a murderer, and his is exiled from the community. $300 Grendel When does Grendel finally show fear? $300 Grendel Grendel shows fear when Beowulf first grasps his arm: “’[he] knew at once that nowhere on earth / Had he met a man whose hands were harder…His mind was flooded with fear’” (51 lines 271-276) $400 Grendel Why can’t Beowulf’s men help him defeat Grendel? $400 Grendel Grendel cast a spell that made his skin impervious to the blades of the Danes and Geats $500 Grendel Where does Grendel die? $500 Grendel He went to his hole in the marsh to die from his wound $100 Vocabulary People in this profession usually sang Beowulf aloud. $100 Vocabulary Scops $200 Vocabulary An alcoholic drink from the Anglo-Saxon time period $200 Vocabulary Mead $300 Vocabulary Using the phrase “God’s hatred” to describe something is an example of this. $300 Vocabulary Possessive Kenning $400 Vocabulary This is the belief that everything has a soul – the rocks, the trees, the rivers, and the ocean. $400 Vocabulary Paganism $500 Vocabulary This describes a economic system in which a person of high rank will allocate land to loyal followers. These loyal followers will do the same thing which creates a cycle. $500 Vocabulary Feudalism $100 History Who was the first to inhabit Britain? $100 History The Celtic $200 History Which king is known for defending Britain against Viking invaders, encouraged the use of written English, and maintained civilization? $200 History King Alfred (Alfred the Great) $300 History What did the Anlgo-Saxons believe controlled their lives? $300 History Wyrd $400 History How did the AngloSaxons view the world? $400 History Grim and fatalisitc $500 History How did William the Conqueror earn his title? $500 History William, the duke of Normandy felt that he had been cheated out of receiving the throne after a council of nobles appointed an earl named Harold the throne instead. He led that last successful invasion of Britain. Final Jeopardy What is significant about the men who rode on horseback around Beowulf’s tower at the end o the poem? Final Jeopardy Answer The 12 horsemen. It is yet another biblical reference.